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sandhya patel will be along in a few minutes to let us know about the warmth and whether there is any chance of rain in the seven-day forecast. stay tuned for that. >>> the city of oakland is getting the nod as one of the best places to go in 2012. oakland came in fifth on the "new york times" list of the 45 best places to go in twenty 12. oakland -- 2012. they finished behind panama, finland and london where the soiks will take place. they cited the growing nightlife scene and tensions calming down after recent clashes involving the occupy movement. governor brown and the former oaknd la mayor tweeted that oakland should have been number one on that list, he says. >>> well, coming up next, an extraordinary rescue at sea. how some american sailors held some iranian pilots. and a new drop in the nation's unemployment rate the latest on that. and new gps technology. why some are calling it the avoid the ghetto feature. all of that is coming up for you. and then late other "nightline." >> i'm terry moran. up next on "nightline" she spent her life savings to clone her dead dog. well, that
. uncertain future for california's proposed high speed rail project. >> i'm sandhya patel. dry, warmer for wechbls i'll let you know if rain will reenter the picture. >> and thank you. and later on oscar nominations are out. there is a local flavor and the news continues in one minute. >>> opponents of california's high speed rail were told they can begin collecting signatures for a ballot measure. the state auditor released a blistering report today calling the project increasingly risky. she says construction relies on washington paying for 80% of the costs only guarantees $13 billion. >> with rail projects this is really from the general revenues meaning rail projects swril to compete with other issues like defense, and education. >> the state auditor says revenue projections relie on what they she says overly optimistic ridership. >> hundreds of people supporting a domestic workers bill of rights rallied today outside of the state capitol there are about 200,000 domestic workers in california. the bill making it mandatory for them to receive lunch, rest breaks as well as overtime a
of the season. >> good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> we begin our coverage with meteorologist sandhya patel. it is really coming down out there. >> yes, dan, carolyn, the camera is shaking behind you. the wind is picking up as well and the rain has been soaking the bay area. let me show you live doppler 7hd and you can see where the heaviest rain is falling. as we pan around it is starting to move out of the north bay. they are reporting very heavy rainfall right now.rain as yo hu can see clearly here on live doppler 7hd is indicated in the yellows around concord and livermore and alamo, out toward fremont and even the south bay and san jose. san mate peninsula is the penins getting clobbered with heavy rain. the santa cruz mountains has already picked up more than four inches of rain, and you can see where it is. let's show you the rainfall tote will tas here. 4.5 in ben low man and santa rosa and mill valley is almost 3.5. over an inch in san francisco. livermore, a third of an inch. and here are your gusts. it has been gusting out of the southwest. gusting to 53 miles an hour at sfo. han
there. there isn't much of it. >> dan: maybe not anytime soon. sandhya patel is here with the forecast. >> no snow for the yeosmt area but snow up in the tahoe area. weekend plans are fine for outdoor activities. highs were very spring like. 73 degrees in santa rosa. upper 60s, san rafael, concord, down to the morgan hill area. well around normal for this time. 66 degrees in oakland and 65 in san francisco. we'll do it again tomorrow. carbon copy conditions minus the fog. you probably remember how dense it was. the air mass has dried out and clear skies, temperatures are falling compared to 24 hours ago down five degrees in redwood city. concord down up to 10 degrees compared to 24 hours ago. so colder tonight, patchy frost inland and sunny and mild for your saturday afternoon. chance of showers arriving by sunday night. it's really late at night. tonight we do have downsloping winds. it's the offshore flow that is keeping things stirred up in the higher terrain. wind gusts on the hilltops around 50 miles an hour in places like mount diablo. in lower elevations, temperatures will be do
%. >>> a lot of sunshine here, but wet weather to the north of us. >> sandhya patel is keeping an eye on all of it. >> yes, the rain has shifted to the north of us. as you look at live doppler 7hd, crescent city is getting wet right now. half an inch of rain has fallen. the last several storms here in the bay area certainly helping boost our percent of normal. here is the latest, santa rosa is over 11 inches of rain. 57 percent of normal. san francisco and oakland 48% of normal and san 33% of average. so, yes, we are still running behind. but it is certainly not as behind as we were a week or two ago when we were 20 to 30% of normal. so definitely the recent rain has made a difference. and the sierra snowpack is now 40% of average. it was 10% of normal. look at the storm totals. soda springs over four feet of snow. these are the totals. sugar bowl in the 50s. and as you can see there is tahoe and 48 inches and bear valley, 39 inches of snow. winter is taking a break, at leasfor the next 7 days. we are in a dry forecast. the temperatures in the 40s and 50s. we do have high clouds out there. w
patel is here -- sandhya patel is here with a look at that for us. >> it will be when it change when it gets here, and it will be the middle to latter part of next week. we are looking at the possibility of rain here and snow in the sierra nevada. it is a major shift from what we have been dealing with. we had record highs today. richmond 69 and 73 in hollister. it tied the previous record. it is january 13th and 81 degrees in salinas. unbelievable. 68 in san jose. it is 65 for you in san francisco. near 70 degrees in santa rosa. the numbers right now are falling. it is going to be cold againseey you can see clearly why. clear skies and 37 for fairfield and 38 in santa rosa. we have low 40s in concord and livermore and moffett field as well and mountain view. here are the highlights. chilly tonight and mild tomorrow. sharply cooler for sunday. a potentially wet pattern is setting up for the middle to latter part of next week. it is a major change as i mentioned, and it is going to take us some time to get used to. it since the last time we saw rain was december 30th as far as measura
are everywhere once again. >> boy, we are stuck in this pattern, aren't we? >> sandhya patel is here with the forecast. >> carolyn and dan, it has been a long dry streak. the last time it rained in san francisco, december 30th, 2011. you probably can't even remember the last time you pulled out your umbrella. the average january rainfall is 4.5 inches in san francisco. we have received 0. that could all be changing. let me show uh time lapse from our high definition roof camera. the moon is 96% of full. the skies are clear tonight and giving us a spectacular view of the moon. and because of the clear skies, we are on the way to a very cold night. it is already down to freezing in novato. it is just about freezing in napa. 36 in fairfield. low 40s for mountain view, livermore and also for half moon bay. here are the highlights. mostly clear and cold tonight. a spare the air for tomorrow. looking at dry and mild weather into the weekend, but things are going to change beyond that. we will talk about that in a moment here. spare the air for your wednesday. poor air quality in the north
't seem like there is any change on the way. sandhya patel is here now. >> no, no big changes are on the way. we are not expecting snow in the sierra and no rain in the bay area at least for the next 10 days. i looked at the extended models. the computer models are not indicating any wet weather coming anytime soon. the snowpack one year ago was 212% of normal. as the survey was done today 19% of normal to the north and 21% of normal. we just mentioned central sierra 13% and the southern sierra, 26% of normal. the department of water resources management are saying we do have good reservoir storage. right now we are still hoping obviously for some snow in the next couple months, and hopefully that will help the situation. from the heavenly camera, 8300 foot elevation, and this is just from an hour or so ago. there is no snow there. not a lot going on. just man made snow. but they had record heat in tahoe again today. the temperature in the lake tahoe area, 58 degrees. it is hard to get snow when you have record warmth. temperatures in the 40s and the 50s right now, and the fog
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